Government want Omagh bomb hearing in secret

Michael Gallagher whose son Aiden was killed in the Omagh bomb
Staff Reporter
A LANDMARK bid for a partially secret court hearing over intelligence gathered on the Omagh bombing is set to get underway next month. Lawyers for the British government are expected to argue that national security-sensitive material is suitable for an application to hold a closed material procedure (CMP). The move forms part of a legal challenge to Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers' refusal to hold a public inquiry into the atrocity. Michael Gallagher, whose son Aiden was among 29 people killed by the Real IRA the August 1998, is seeking to have her decisi[...]

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